Power of the Primes (PotP) Appreciation Thread

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  1. ziltama

    ziltama Mods, molds, and casts. Also full of hot gas.

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    For Seacon-mold hands (Poseidon, Neptune, GS Volcancius, GS Abominus), the thumb attachments were rather poorly done, resulting in floppy thumbs that can't hold larger weapons well. The thumb is able to flop in both horizontal directions. Although GS Volcanicus finally fixed the various joint issues from before, the Seacon hands were not improved on and still have flimsy connection points.

    Posted a 'fix' before, where one can use 2 right angle adapters to secure the weapon and thumb to the inside of the hand. This should then prevent flopping from happening. I had used used some custom right angle adapters which mostly worked but wasn't thin enough. Decided to buy a bunch of Nonnef right angle adapters, which would be a lot less work than fabricating a new bunch of them. Someone else had posted a picture showing the Nonnef adapters earlier but can't remember now.

    Anyhow, the Nonnef adapters are at the right thickness to make them work. However, the QC on these annoyingly requires some fixing to make them work properly, especially for Volcanicus, who has slightly oversized handles on his parts. The mold halves on the adapters are barely offset but just enough so that pegs don't want to plug in more than halfway through. Used a 5mm drill bit by hand to fix all 18 that I ordered in about a minute. The pegs were slightly oversized also as a result. That took about 7-8 minutes to fix by shaving off material with a razor (I would recommend that most people use a precision file or sandpaper). 2/18 pegs though were actually OK.

    GS Volcanicus is able to hold his swords at various angles with the right angle adapters fix.
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    Used a 5mm drill bit (must be a metric drill bit) and twisted by hand to fix the ports (allows pegs to go all the way through).
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    Arrange right angle adapters as shown.
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    Then rotate to plug into hand.
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    Been having a good time breaking out my combiner teams in their bot modes.
     
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    ziltama Mods, molds, and casts. Also full of hot gas.

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    That reminds me. Need to uninstall the DNA Design wings.
     
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    I just swap them out between modes. Robot mode gets the stock wings, Predaking gets the DNA wings. Even the stock wings are stupid big.
     
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  5. stprime

    stprime THE Prime that the Matrix refused

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    Anyone willing/ want to sell just the op trailer?
     
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    I would be willing to sell it complete used
     
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    ziltama Mods, molds, and casts. Also full of hot gas.

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    "So...your new accessory is actually called Terrorbreaster?"
    "Yesssss! It terrorizes and forms the breast of the Mighteeee Abominus!"
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    Legends Doublecross and Generations Selects Hun-Gurrr
     
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    Finally finished my POTP Abominus AND get Jazz for a pretty good price. I absolutely love them.

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    Such an underrated set/figures.

    Love them in all modes!
    Goes to show just how much can be overlooked (enormous back kibble) when the complete set is just this good!

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    Completely agree. I'm not bothered at all by the set's flaws. I love it. It looks great. The colors pop and that Predaking is imposing.
     
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    My Weijiang Predacons.. Looking real regal on my topshelf

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